National Security

Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Nadler Statement on Bulk Collection Ruling

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), and Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) issued the statement below after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the National Sec... Read more »

Conyers, Nadler, Goodlatte and Sensenbrenner Introduce The USA Freedom Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), and Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) will introduce the USA Freedom Act of 2015. This bipartisan bill builds on the Committee’... Read more »

Reps. Conyers and Sensenbrenner Introduce The Judicial Redress Act

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House Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers today introduced the Judicial Redress Act of 2015, which: Extends citizens of major U.S. allies the core benefits that Americans enjoy under the Privacy Act with regard to information shared with the United States for law enforcement purposes; Serves as an important show of support for our allies and is critical to ensure continued sharing of information... Read more »

Conyers and Jackson Lee Applaud ACLU Lawsuit Challenging The NSA’s “Upstream Collection” Programs

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Today, several educational, legal, human rights, and media organizations filed suit to challenge the National Security Agency’s “upstream collection” surveillance programs, which monitor all international Internet traffic by intercepting, copying and reviewing Americans’ communications en masse by intercepting telephone and Internet traffic from major Internet cables and switches, both foreign and... Read more »

Conyers, Goodlatte, Jackson Lee, and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bill to Implement Nuclear Terrorism Treaties

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.), today introduced the Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implem... Read more »

Conyers-Lofgren Statement on Texas District Court Injunction

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U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr.(D-Mich.), Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, delivered the following statement today after a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against Department of Homeland Security immigration directives issued in November 2014. “While we are d... Read more »

Ranking Member John Conyers Announces Democratic Subcommittee Assignments for the 114th Congress

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) announced the Democratic subcommittee assignments for the 114th Congress: Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice Ranking Member Steve Cohen (TN-09) Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) Ted Deutch (FL-21) Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) Judy Chu (CA-27) Ted Deu... Read more »

Conyers & Goodlatte: We Cannot Allow Foreign Dictators to Threaten Our Freedoms

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Chairman Bob Goodlatte ( R-Va.) released the following joint statement after the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that North Korea is responsible for the Sony cyber-attack: “We are deeply concerned that our suspicions were confirmed today by the FBI that North Korea is behind the attack on Sony Pictures and the ass... Read more »